Thank you for your interest in the 12th Annual Stroke Symposium – Innovations in Stroke Care which will be held virtually on Friday, June 4, 2021. This conference is geared to physicians, nurses, EMS, therapists and other health care providers interested in the care of patients with stroke and associated diseases.

Symposium Objectives

  • Review the identification and treatment of stroke including advanced imaging
  • Discuss the role of telemedicine in streamlining stroke care and processes
  • Discuss how COVID-19 has changed the landscape for stroke care
  • Review the standard of care for various types of strokes
  • Review the importance of streamlining stroke care starting in the Emergency Department
  • Discuss new and emerging innovations in stroke technology
  • Discuss identification of posterior circulation strokes
  • Understand quality improvement initiatives in stroke care
  • Understand EMS involvement in acute stroke care including tele stroke
  • Discuss treatment of Cryptogenic Stroke
  • Discuss new devices available for endovascular aneurysm treatment
  • Recognize that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke and its management and the role a dentist can play in reducing risk
  • Discuss management and rehabilitation of the stroke patient during the subacute phase of care
  • Discuss the management of post stroke spasticity


Friday, June 4, 2021, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registrants will receive a link via email to join the symposium.

View brochure: 12th Annual Stroke Symposium (PDF)

Registration Fees

Category Through May 28th  After May 28th 
 Riverside Health System Team Members  $50  $75
 EMS  $50  $75
 Participant (Non Riverside Employee)  $75  $95
 Physician (Non-Riverside Medical Group)  $90  $115
    By May 28th
 Exhibitors     $250



Register and pay online >>

Mail in registrations will be accepted.



Refunds are available until June 2, 2021. No refunds will be given after that date. Please contact Sara Watkins at

Conference Questions

Please contact Sara Watkins, MSN, RN, Stroke Program Coordinator
Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: 757-612-8278